Description: This position includes teaching three courses per semester that would include Human-Centered/Industrial Design studio art courses and art foundations courses when required. The Assistant Professor is required to participate in university, college and school committee work, and maintain professional involvement in the field of Human-Centered Design. This is a campus-based position.
MFA or MID in Human-Centered Design/Product Design/Industrial Design or related field
Previous university/college teaching experience, which could include graduate teaching assistantships. Experience assessing student learning outcomes.
Ability to instruct students throughout all stages of design skill and process (sketching, model making, structure, assembly, production methods, problem solving, research, theory, and
Proficiency with rapid prototyping/manufacturing technology and industrial production practices including assisting students with Computer Aided Design, Laser Cutters, 3D Printers and Computer Numerically Controlled machining projects. Software expertise with 2D and 3D Modeling/Rendering/CAM, and Adobe Software.
Proficiency in model making and prototype construction using an assortment of materials including wood, metal and plastics and both analogue and digital methodology is also required.
Ability to teach at undergraduate level.
Ability to work with others.
Effective oral and written communication.
Additional Desirable Qualifications:
Experience with sustainable design practices.
Experience with Rhinoceros Software and Apple platform.
Hands on Experience with Tool Methodologies for Physical Prototypes
Active involvement in design methodology with an innovative design process that promotes research and experimentation through production techniques, form and interaction.
Application materials will include:
• Faculty Application
• Cover Letter
• Teaching Philosophy
• Unofficial Transcripts
• Design Portfolio (single pdf 1 GB Limit)
• Student Work Portfolio (single pdf 1 GB Limit)
Application Closes March, 5th 2021
Associate Dean & Director
School of Art & Design
Daric Christian [email protected]